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5 inch gauge LNER B1 - stock code 7915

£2,850.00
A 5 inch gauge LNER B1 to Martin Evans' popular "Springbok" design, this one gives all the appearance of a stalled overhaul (albeit one that stalled many years ago, given the dust on it)

Originally well built, the locomotive pushes along freely. There is a coupling rod brass missing, presumably removed for replacement; cab sides are loosely fitted, roof missing, along with the outer dome and tender buffers. Tender has a part-made top rear cover plate in brass.

Cylinders are in cast iron, at some stage converted from piston to slide valve, with gunmetal valve chests.



gauge 5 inch
length/inches 40+26
width/inches 10
height/inches 15
wheel material cast iron
axlebox type plain bearing
cylinder material cast iron
valve type slide
valve gear Walschaerts
reverser type screw
lubricator type mechanical, twin ram
injector(s) 2
working pressure/psi 100
boiler type locomotive
boiler material copper
boiler construction silver soldered
superheater(s) 4
superheater type flue tube
safety valve(s) 2
safety valve type spring
hand pump 1